Rocket Wellness




Contact Us

Health Science, Main, & Scott Park Campuses
Health Science Campus: Dowling Hall, Rm 3347

Main Campus: Health Sciences and Human Services, Center for Health and Successful Living, 1100C
Scott Park: Academic Services Center 1110

Meet Our Team

Vicki Riddick Vicki is the Senior Wellness Officer at The University of Toledo and Director of Rocket Wellness. She has worked in the health and wellness field for over 25 years and specializes in motivating individuals toward adapting healthy living into their everyday lifestyle. Vicki has her master's degree in counseling and is a certified group exercise instructor and personal trainer. On the behalf of the University, she has worked to develop comprehensive wellness programs for UT employees, faculty and staff over the last 10 years.  Additionally, Vicki leads the community health and corporate wellness initiatives for the University.  Vicki loves staying active and being healthy for life.   

Andrea Masters Andrea is the Assistant Director of Rocket Wellness.  She has earned her Bachelors of Science in Health Promotion from Bowling Green State University and recently completed her Master's in Public Health at The University of Toledo. Andrea has held several positions in the corporate fitness and wellness field over the years. She is trained in Wellcoaches©, indoor cycling, Pilates, Piyo, TRX, and smoking cessation. As a certified Personal Trainer, she looks forward to working with employees on achieving their personal fitness and wellness goals. Her interests include running, downhill skiing, and boating. 

Michelle Peterson Michelle is the Program Manager for Rocket Wellness.  She has been active in the field of Fitness and Wellness for ten years.  She is a certified personal trainer through The Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) as well as a certified pharmacy technician. She is a trained Freedom from Smoking Facilitator. Michelle is highly involved in UT’s wellness, employee recognition and engagement programs.  Michelle serves on the Board of Advisors for the University’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Impact Solutions.   Through her own journey of finding a healthier lifestyle, she inspires others by sharing her own remarkable story of how fitness can change your life.

Jocelyn Szymanski Jocelyn is the Wellness Coordinator for Rocket Wellness. She received her Master's degree in Public Health with an emphasis in Health Promotion and Education from The University of Toledo. She has her Bachelor's degree in Psychology with a minor in Counseling, also from UT. She is a Freedom from Smoking Facilitator. Jocelyn loves to research the latest developments in health and fitness. She is certified as a group exercise instructor and is also trained in yoga and indoor cycling, all through AFAA. She also is certified to teach TRX and Piyo. Jocelyn loves making workouts as fun and enjoyable as possible; her specific interests include rollerblading, running, and being with her friends, family and pets. 

Rachael Bracken Rachael works as the Wellness Specialist of Rocket Wellness.  She received her Master's in Public Health and her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science: Applied and Clinical Physiology from the University of Toledo. Her dream is to have a childhood obesity camp where parents and children learn about nutrition and physical fitness together. She is a certified Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) Personal Trainer. Rachael enjoys running, playing tennis, and being active.

Last Updated: 7/11/16